Dr. Arun Menawat is CEO of Profound Medical Inc., a medical technology company that is developing a real-time MRI-guided thermal ultrasound system for incision-free ablation of abnormal or cancerous tissue.
Before joining Profound, Arun served as the President and CEO of Novadaq Technologies Inc. for 13 years, guiding the company from a startup to one of the fastest growing, NASDAQ listed medical technology companies in North America, with a market cap of mostly over one billion USD during the final three years of his leadership. Earlier, Arun served as President of Cedara Software Corp., a company that developed the industry’s first medical imaging software platform. Today, Cedara’s imaging platform and its big data collection are part of IBM’s Watson Health.
He obtained a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maryland, and an Executive MBA from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. In 2014, he was named the EY Ontario Entrepreneur of the Year in the health sciences category.